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The Victorinox Swiss Army Trekker combines a 3.06"" non-serrated locking blade that stays in place during use with durable polyamide scales for a dependable, secure feel. Be ready for whatever your adventures bring with 12 essential functions right at your finger tips.
Durable enough to last a lifetime, and guaranteed for it, you can rely on this knife for years to come. With elements such as bottle opener, wood saw, and Phillips screwdriver, you'll always have the right tool for the right situation.
Like all Swiss Army Knives, the Trekker Pocket Knife has a lifetime warranty, stainless steel implements and Swiss-made quality and durability.
Includes 12 Functions:
History and Heritage
In 1884, Master Cutler Karl Elsener opened a cutlery shop in Ibach, Switzerland. There, he and the cutlers’ union he formed produced the finest steel cutlery, finished with the now-famous proprietary edge preferred globally by professional and home cooks. In 1891, Karl supplied the Swiss Army with its standard issue Soldier’s Knife and in 1897 with the Officer’s Knife. In 1921, after the death of his mother, Victoria, and with the advent of stainless steel, then known as “inoxydable"" and used in the production of his cutlery, Karl changed the name of the company to Victorinox. It is from those humble beginnings that a worldwide icon was born.
Today, Victorinox is still owned and operated by the Elsener family, and both the company and family still resides in the small village of Ibach, Switzerland.
Care Tips for Swiss Army Knives
The various tools are manufactured from high-quality steel with precisely tuned features that are essential for the particular application. The steel is tempered, annealed and polished to achieve the necessary hardness and provide optimum resistance to corrosion.
To re-sharpen your knife, use a whetstone at an angle of 15°– 20°. This will result in a cutting angle of 30°– 40°. If sharpening on a grinding wheel, always cool with plenty of water to avoid excessive temperatures and the resulting damages that may occur.
After you’ve used your Swiss Army Knife for all of its various applications, such as cutting open numerous boxes, you may notice that the blades begin to stick together. Opening and closing the blades in warm water several times will allow the tools to easily move again. Once they have dried, it is recommended, to apply a small drop of oil between the blade or tool shank and the spring. To optimally maintain the locking mechanism, periodically apply a drop of our recommended Swiss Army Knife Oil. Never put Swiss Army Knives in the dishwasher.
From the renowned company that created the Swiss Army knife a century ago comes the Swiss Army Trekker pocketknife, a compact multi-tool for campers, hikers, boy scouts, and just about everyone else. Measuring 4.38 inches long, the Trekker is stylishly cased in a sleek black housing with the familiar Victorinox logo on the side. More importantly, the unit contains several handy multi-tools, including a large locking blade, a can opener with a small screwdriver, a bottle opener with a large locking screwdriver and a wire stripper, a wood saw, a sturdy reamer, a Phillips screwdriver, a toothpick, tweezers, and a key ring for easy transport.
The Trekker is sheathed in a sleek black housing.
In 1884, Swiss cutler Karl Elsener set up shop in Ibach-Schwyz, installing a waterwheel in Tobelbach Brook to run his grinding and polishing machines. Thus began what would become the international brand name Victorinox, a combination of Victoria, for Elsener's mother, and "inox," or stainless steel. Today, Victorinox produces watches, luggage, clothing, and, famously, Swiss Army Knives. The original product dates to 1897, when Elsener patented the Swiss Officer's and Sports Knife he supplied to the Swiss Army. Following World War II, American servicemen and women shopping in PX stores shortened the name to Swiss Army Knife, which lives on in English-speaking countries around the world and has become a metaphor for versatility.
Victorinox Swiss Army Trekker Multi-tool Pocket Knife - B000H3BLBM